December 1978

Allergic Disorders in Children,

Author Affiliations

Allergy and Asthma Clinic PC 155 Cook St Denver, CO 80206


edited by M. Studenikin and T. Sokolova, $6.75, 446 pp, Moscow, Mir Publishers, 1977.

Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(12):1222. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120370074024

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Two principal facts make this Soviet publication on "Allergic Disorders in Children" especially rewarding to review: the information it contains is up to date, concise, lucidly presented, and totally relevant, practically as well as theoretically and it provides the Western reader with a detailed view of this important aspect of Soviet clinical science and demonstrates the desire of the authors and of the publishers to share this information with English-speaking physicians across the Atlantic.

In the relatively short space of 446 pages, the prominent specialists from Moscow, under the editorship of academicians Professor M. Studenikin and Professora T. Sokolova (the American reader will be impressed by the major contributions of women to this work), have succeeded in presenting an abundance of pertinent data. All those interested in the practice of pediatric allergy will derive from these pages sufficient knowledge to improve their diagnostic skills, to expand their understanding of the

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